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Kanji: 上 (German translation)

By Beyond Calligraphy / 25/07/2012 /

Spätere Siegelschrift-Formen des Schriftzeichens 上 wurden von denen der Orakelknochenschrift und kinbun abgeleitet.

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Kanji: 上

By Ponte Ryūrui / 14/06/2012 /

the character 上 originally meant “the higher part (or place)”, and it was represented by two horizontal lines. In later stages its meaning was broadened to

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